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Hourglass (1995)

A business executive gets mixed up with a killer female and her lesbian roommate, who plot to take over his fashion business.

Director:

C. Thomas Howell

Writers:

Steven Paul (story), Darren Dalton (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
C. Thomas Howell ... Michael Jardine
Sofia Shinas ... Dara Jensen
Anthony Clark ... Jimmy Jardine
Colette O'Connell ... Kami
Terry Kiser ... Henry Jardine
Ed Begley Jr. ... Det. Cecil Dish
Johnny Venokur Johnny Venokur ... David Ellison (as Johnny Venocur)
Timothy Bottoms ... Jurgen Brauner
Y. Hero Abe Y. Hero Abe ... Juzo Narita
Toshi Toda ... Tak Narita
Scott 'Carrot Top' Thompson ... Clerk
Don Most ... Andre
Teresa Jones Teresa Jones ... Harriet (as Teresa Wells Jones)
Darren Dalton ... Pete the bartender / Dog Man
Joanne Baron ... Desk nurse
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Storyline

Michael Jardine (C. ThomasHowell), a successful fashion designer finds himself the key suspect in the murder investigation led by police detective Cecil Dish (Ed Begley Jr.) when his wife drowns under mysterious circumstances. Meanwhile, he falls into a destructive relationship with obsessive fashion model Dara Jensen (Sofia Shinas). Adding to Jardine's crises is a potential hostile takeover of his company by a rival firm that is marked by threats of blackmail and violence.

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His time is running out


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Trivia

Lou Diamond Phillips and Kiefer Sutherland, who appeared with C. Thomas Howell in Teresa's Tattoo (1994), have cameos in this film. See more »

Quotes

Dara Jensen: Are you ready for my tongue?
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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Strange Imagination
Written by Jo Pusateri
Performed by Bahu-Rang
Published by Tooth and Claw Music (BMI)
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Awful, awful, awful.
18 July 2007 | by tombelushiSee all my reviews

I can't even begin to express my fury and rage at C Thomas Howell. Why did you make this film? what purpose does it serve? How do you still get work? I only bought this for the Kiefer Sutherland cameo. It really wasn't worth the 99p i paid on ebay for it. Me and my wife managed about ten minutes before she demanded i watch it in my own time. The next day i finished watching it while trying to busy myself with house work so the day didn't feel completely wasted. Badly acted, badly shot, It may just have been my copy but the sound and picture quality was dreadful. How C Thomas Howell went from doing great films like 'the outsiders' to making straight to video self indulgent c**p like this is a mystery to me. Enjoy!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hourglass See more »

Filming Locations:

Agoura, California, USA See more »

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